Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Small Business

Business & EconomicsSmall Business

The Mom & Pop Stores Are Dead. Long Live The Mom & Pop Stores.

We’re constantly being told that the age of Amazon has arrived, and mom-and-pop hardware stores are dead, forever. There are elements of truth to this. But there is an eternal flame burning within the model of small, independent business– that is unlikely to ever be extinguished, no matter how big companies like Amazon or Home Depot may become.

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InfrastructurePublic SafetySmall BusinessStreetscaping

New Grand River Streetscaping: Safer, Slower, Greener

New streetscaping improvements have turned portions of Grand River Avenue, on Detroit’s West Side, from a street-level freeway into something more closely resembling a real city street that people might be able to safely hang out and shop on.

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